9.0Timothy Nault


Tim Nault has practiced in civil litigation since 2010, when he graduated magna cum laude from Gonzaga University School of Law. He works tirelessly to achieve the best results for his clients under the circumstances.

Tim began his career as a judicial law clerk, including a clerkship with then-Chief Judge Rosanna Malouf Peterson of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington. Tim served as Notes/Comments Editor for Gonzaga Law Review and as a member of Gonzaga’s National Moot Team while in law school.

Tim also completed a judicial externship with Judge Kevin M. Korsmo of the  Washington Court of Appeals and a two-year internship with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Washington.  He worked on matters in federal trial and appellate courts and had the opportunity to present oral argument before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals as a law student.

Tim currently practices before state and federal trial courts throughout Washington, the Washington Court of Appeals and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Since joining Kirkpatrick & Startzel, he has represented municipalities, business entities and individuals in a wide range of litigation matters. He is also an adjunct instructor with Gonzaga Law School, where he coaches its National Moot Court Team.  He has presented on matters of the law in continuing legal education seminars and has been published in professional journals. Tim has a demonstrated history of success in all aspects of his client representation.


  • University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, B.A.
  • Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Washington
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Spokane County Bar Association
  • Spokane Young Professionals
  • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers

Personal Interests

Tim enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and exploring all of the great outdoor opportunities the Inland Northwest has to offer.